The land of little people, poems by F.E. Weatherly, pictures by J.M. Dealy

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Hildesheimer & Faulkner, 1886 - 48 pages
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Page 4 - ... land where all have been, Played beside its sparkling waters, danced along its meadows green, Where the busy world we dwell in and its noises only seem Like the echo of a tempest, or the shadow of a dream ; And it grows not old forever, sweet and young it is to-day— 'Tis the Land of Little People, where the happy children play. And the things they know and see there are so wonderful and grand, Things that wiser folks and older...
Page 4 - Far away, and yet so near us, lies a land where all have been, Played beside its sparkling waters, danced along its meadows green, Where the busy world we dwell in and its noises only seem Like the echo of a tempest or the shadow of a dream ; And it grows not old forever, sweet and young it is to-day— 'Tis the Land of Little People, where the happy children play, And the things they know and see there are so wonderful and...
Page 4 - twas ours ; 'tis ours no longer, for when nursery time Is o'er, Through the Land of Little People we may wander...
Page 4 - Things that wiser folks and older cannot know nor understand ; In the woods they meet the fairies, find the giants in their caves, See the palaces of cloudland and the mermen in the waves, Know what all the birdies sing of, hear the secrets of the flow'rs— For the Land of Little People is another world than ours.

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